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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - December 20, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioIt m i a a a the greatest gift by Joan be and a eld Coral Back with me to Bethlehem beneath a cold dark sky to Fields of Frost where shepherds watch Over sheep that trembling fie. Come Back to Brown and ancient town to stars in Sweet array where hour is late and stable s heart holds child on Dusty Hay. Come climb the loft where Snow lies soft where Angel Miles ring come Kneel with me in silent Cave by Newborn infant King. But let us stoop As children do to enter Jesus stall and offer gifts of love to him the greatest gift of All. Hie author lives on Miami ave. In Madeira f Hbl a a by Ohio hi3toridai society 1 982 Vela a ave. Columbus Ohio 43211 a ii t a it a a. A amp i Phi warm and wonderful memories of Early 1900s a creates a moveable feast for Christmas by j j. Deisenroth we never called it a up Utah in our childhood Days during the Early years of this Century although it was so called in the a a dutch counties in Many a r t s of pen nay 1 a n i a nevertheless our dad a annually created with his own imagery and. Hands the neighbourhood Puta. As he through the years developed if from a simple Manger scene to a full fledged Small City under our tree and Over half the boor area of a selected bedroom. It became mechanical with things. Moving Over tracks on. Water in a machine shop with spinning wheels and shafts and an erector set Windmill spinning in a the air. V a r i a i to e very other family in the neighbor Hood was of Irish extraction either from the North of Ireland or the More More Geno Ine Sou 1 h i i within a few houses from us were the Murphys the Mccarthy a the Kanes the quinns the Powerse and our next door neighbor the leaches is f daily Tommy our buddy e were of Nrrma n Anres Iory and we had the one genuine Christmas Puli for our neighbors preferred candles in their windows to show their respect for tin Christ child. And they loved our puts. On opening Day dad would open the door of the secret room which had every thing operating. Tree tights and Street lights Railroad station signals with the Lionel train Buzz ing merrily around its track through tunnels and stopping at a switching of the juice which came from dry Ceils in that Day. Likewise the Windmill was driven electrically. But the machine shop had a real stationary engine run by alcohol and As some of our cousins from up country said on seeing it a May and with a whistle yet a our Busy Mother was pretty i Olera it of the annual put hush until one Day she could hardly let dad shake the store sawdust from his. Pants cuffs when she b e e a in e d him w i i h a forefinger. Leading him upstairs to the bathroom she pointed to a one Inch Hole bored into the baseboard. A Quot a a thai Hole Quot she said firmly a is a unnecessary a Yon have an entire room for 1, Ike a construction Foreman dad answered. Quot lady you don1 understand. 1 must have the Hole for something real Nice in that room this Well the Hole was Only the beginning for he had a engaged the services of the neighbourhood tinsmith to construct out of roofing gutters a sort of Metal running track for boats-., no Man to have Little boats stand still in a Putz we dad. Had planned to run water into the gutters to float and. Propel the boats and rafts he had procured. A. Was Defeated until she saw How he had planned to use the holes in the baseboard you be guessed it. He needed flowing water and getting it from the lavatory faucet he carried the water through a rubber Gas Hose to the waiting water course. A t. M a s q u e s t i o no where does it go from the canal or. Engineer a a that was easy another Hole to the outside dumping the water on the shed roof of our summer Kitchen and thence into the Yard it now should suffice to say that dad overcame Many troubles that year and was Able to keep the whote d a r Ned she bang going Asp Lanny a. After Christmas our Little family ordinarily walked through the ger Man neighbourhoods to look for living room Par Lori Putzeys a n d Especial 11,y for the Dandy displays seen in store windows each year. It was a great time to be Young and to have a father who although hard of hearing from his work in the mines had dreams and the will to make them come True. In to Nebr. 197n 1 visited the a id Home now a housing a sister in Law who Quot is. Also in the spirit of Christmas and on an urge went to the bathroom. The urge was to see once again those holes bored into the baseboards so Long ago. They were plugged up and painted a ver As you might a Kew. And any stranger using that room would hardly have guessed the things that went on in that House each december without fail. Off. Deisenroth is a a longtime area resident Active in Community and c h u r c h a n d c t v i e endeavours to place a classified and Call 731-7170 by 4 00 . Monday display advertising amp news Call 531 -0234 All i want for Christmas All Betsy and Steve Marsh want for Christmas is their former classmates in the class of 1969 at Deer Park High school. They Are organizing the class reunion june 30 and july i a weekend of fun including a dinner dance and family picnic. See Story Page 10. Cd Nch a Nat us Bimbane newspapers inc. Blue Ash Montgomery Amberley Village Indian Hill Madeira pleasant Ridge Brecon Kennedy Heights Silverton Kenwood Deer Park Rossmoyne Dillonvale Ridgewood my of circulation mfg Hufy vol. Xvii no. 21 i5c Cincinnati Ohio wednesday december 20, 1978 �44 15 Mil Mcgomery r a. Plume 531. -0 234 a j in a afraid that invited to parties and end up being a fifth Lappy f f these Are some common fears that May strike widowed persons during the holidays. They fear they will a break Down in front of others. Will not be invited to parties which used to include their spouses. Will be wheel. Will not be interested in buying gifts decorating and doing for others. Cannot afford the holidays because Money is tight. Will resent family or friends who will be so Nap while they Are so miserable. Will be the cause of family arguments will not be Able in buy and assemble Young children s gifts by themselves. Will be grieving and mourning again after they had been doing so Well. Will be overwhelmed by grief during religious services will he overwhelmed by Hitler Ness. Will riot be1 Able to provide a Normal Holiday for Young children will go through this pain every year. Will be criticized if they do have a Good Lime. Will probably be drinking or taking More medications to get us ugh. Will feel more1 isolated and alone than Ever. Will get sick will be thinking about suicide. Will be a fixed up by the matchmakers. Will be made miserable by memories. See Story Page 3 jew Santa my mom fold wifi a Ovid you vex p work jus he full of toys. Glad Royc my Reod Cam a Holiday gathering of lunch time regulars Christmas at Woolworth a Meredith marshal 442? Hakim it ave. Inside to see Christmas Church services this Page Page 14 and throughout two christinas tales Page 2 if you want to go to the movies during the holidays see Hager Tyr a list of some old amp goodies Madeira on top of Ehl presently Page n Norma is cooking divine candies Nutcracker and tree Livest music Hall Story Page 7 Early deadlines there will be Early deadlines for the editions of dec 27 and. Jan. 3. Photo dead litre is thursday noon editorial deadline Friday 10 . Display advertising deadline Friday 3 . Classified deadline is also Friday 3 by Maureen Hehman Christmas came Early last Quot Friday for longtime customers of the Dillonvale Woolworth a store. Store manager Tom Stanken gave a breakfast party for some of his regular lunch count or customers., they Arentt just customers however the 201 or so people who gathered Friday morning have been eating lunch for so Many years tog Ether at Woolworth a that it is like a club or More precisely a. Family. Among those regulars Are five generations of one f i i y we o meet at Silverwood Christmas services a. Joyous Christmas service is planned for the 10 ,45 . Service sunday dec. 24 at Silverwood presbyterian Church. The Quot sacrament of infant baptism. Will be celebrated along with the regular activities fitting the season. I a 730 . F a Milf Christmas eve service will focus on the words and fax sic of Christmas a children a Sermon and child care will be part of the worship. Special service for children ascension lutheran Church 7333 Pfeiffer rd., Montgo Eryis celebrating Christmas eve with a family service of lessons carols and a children a choir Anthem at 7 30 . The service is intended As a worship Celebration for the whole family with special emphasis on the meaning of Christmas for children the Sermon will directly involve the children in the Christmas message. The Community is invited. Christmas schedule a d Eira presbytery a n. Church 8000 Miami re is holding Only one worship at 10 a sunday dec. ,24 and dec. 31. No Church classes will be held on either of these sundays a. -. A a a ? Wool Worth s every Friday a for lunch including one year old Jessica and her Mother k re Tup of Montgomery s Mother Doris Ante of Dillonvale Doris Mother Alice Hoffman. Of Deer Park and Alice s Mother icy Becker also of Deer Park. Icy has been eating at Woolworth a Over 20 years. Jessica made her first appearance there when she was six weeks old. Some of the lunch counter dub members eat at Wool Worth a every Day. One big attraction is Alice Valuer a waitress who has been on the Job Over 20 years. A a she a so Friendly and tries to please us All a remarked an elderly lady. A a she a a real spark plug a a commented Frances Bailey who lunches daily at Woolworth a when she is not caring for her 101-year-old Mother. The daily Hincher began talking in one another and eventually became friends sharing in birthday parties where someone a 1 Way brings a homemade cake commiserating Over illnesses a a collection is taken and a c a r d a n d s o m e i h i n g Young and old share Holiday fest the Montessori children Ages 3-6, at country Hills school presented a Christmas program today at Meadowbrook care Center Weller rd., Montgomery the children did no to Nave to travel far to treat the patients at the nursing biome and care1 Center the school is located in the nursing Home. Directness Jean Johan Nigman said that the patients Are invited in. To see the children whenever they wish. The primarily older patients and the Young children share treats and. Make surprises for each other at Holiday times. Johannigman believes Quot both groups Benefit from this kind. Of interaction. Appropriate sent a births and deaths Fin Friday was passing around pictures a if baby Jessica taken at her first birthday. The baby is a Large focus of attention in the group of primarily older folks and she is Friendly and Well behaved. The Day had been saddened by news that Alices husband had died the previous night. A collection was taken and Over $-40 collected on the spot for Flowers and a condolence card was signed by All. The lunch regulars not Only like Alice with her fun Ana Friendly personality they also like waitress Stella Motley and consider manager Stanken one of them. He was Busy pouring Coffee at the party and opt Rolls that head bought. The party was rounding the old fashioned lunch Conn Ter that although the food May be Good that s not what brings them in w ool Woehl s. Some others at the party included Vidal and Norman Rob Lovie and Harold Brinkman Corinne r u lit p k a j a n e k e 11 e a Peggy and Buss Tyler june Marty Dolores Underwood and assistant manager Bary Kaufman. Marge Stuerenberg is another regular who did not attend. A Dolly for Jessica Bab Quot Jessica and her Mother open their presents at the gift Exchange that was part of the Holiday party fun at Wool Worth a last Friday morn ing before regular store hours. Gassing and Bouge on him. That Day and he had. Decked the counter with live Poinsettia plants Christmas candles and napkins. A there s no place like w of i Worth a Quot remarked one diner who it was happily min Ehing a Cherry danish. The five generations swear by the hamburger platters for lunch but it was evident by the Happy faces sur Christmas eve in Blue Ash on Christmas eve Blue Ash presbyterian. Church will have its regular service of morning worship and Church school at 9 30 ., w i t h s p e c i a 1, Musi c presented by the Chancel choir followed by a Christmas eve Coffee hour and Carol singing. In the evening at 7 30 ., a. Christmas eve candlelight service will be held with Candle lighting and Carol singing by the congregation and special music presented by soloist Julie Pedigo. Christmas with five generations enjoying the party at the Dillonvale w Woolworth store arc front Kremit and baby Jessica and the baby s grandmother Doris Ante great grandmother Alice Hoff Man and great great grandmother icy Beckman Are in Back. Store manager Tom Stanken Ponds coffee1. Raggedy attn was another party guest. Christmas special Montgomery cycler 1 793-3855 ho95 iphone 891-7711 a "7529 Kenwood re opposite Kenwood shopping Plaza add he warm glow of Flowers and Candida to you or your taxed ones emf tit table. Bit Tresh Centrepiece includes two Candle christinas foliage Carnation chrysanthemum. And Rich rad bows. Order at 110.96 lot feat delivery with a metropolitan Cincinnati of far Good through saturday dec Ember 23rd. Tow n Square ont gomen squad 964-220
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